Torrey Kim

Torrey Kim edits briefs on the topics of food, beverages and consumer packaged goods at SmartBrief and covers industry news for SmartBlog on Food and Beverage. She holds a master's degree from Wesleyan University and a bachelor's from American University, and you can follow her on Twitter @SB_Food.

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Keurig acquires Dr Pepper, McDonald's flagship location gets a new look
Keurig acquires Dr Pepper, McDonald's flagship location gets a new look

News of Keurig Green Mountain's acquisition of Dr Pepper struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from McDonald's and Lidl.

How grocers can retain quality employees
How grocers can retain quality employees

Although many grocers are able to find staffers who become lifelong employees that bolster the brand, others see challenges in retaining high-quality staff members.

How to design a successful in-store promotional program
How to design a successful in-store promotional program

Grocers and manufacturers have myriad opportunities to deliver in-store promotional programs -- determine the best way to make an impact with these tips.

Top 10: Changes on track at Nestle, Kroger, Papa John's
Top 10: Changes on track at Nestle, Kroger, Papa John's

News of Nestle's plan to sell its US confectionery unit struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and Papa John's.

5 Restaurant staffing best practices
5 Restaurant staffing best practices

Restaurants can find and retain staff members with these helpful tips.

Is zero waste achievable in the restaurant industry?
Is zero waste achievable in the restaurant industry?

As restaurants become increasingly focused on cutting waste, many are taking innovative steps to meet their goals.

Should grocers offer dietitians' services to shoppers?
Should grocers offer dietitians' services to shoppers?

As more grocers adapt to consumers' increasingly healthy eating habits, some are bringing dietitians into the store to help shoppers identify clean-label ingredients.

Toll of wildfires on wine, Conagra's strategy and an investment for Culver's
Toll of wildfires on wine, Conagra's strategy and an investment for Culver's

Stories about the wildfires in wine country, new candy launches and a fresh investment for Culver's struck a chord with readers this week.

How to gain shelf space with grocers
How to gain shelf space with grocers

Getting a new CPG product on grocery shelves can be challenging, even for established brands. These experts offer tips that can help.

How to turn restaurant data analytics into increased sales
How to turn restaurant data analytics into increased sales

Restaurants often have a mountain of data at their fingertips, but aren’t sure how to turn it into useful insights that can drive sales. These expert tips can help.